Manufacturing workers of many different experience levels have to fill out forms on a regular basis. It’s not something you can perfect on your first day, and it’s often seen as a chore that plagues even veteran employees. With the complicated and diverse nature of forms in manufacturing, it’s easy to mix things up and […]
Email is still the preferred method of business communication according to a recent survey from Adobe—and it’s a major timesink. Workers spend roughly 3 hours a day reading and replying to emails. To boot, the average U.S. worker has around 200 unopened emails in their inbox and receives another 90 each day!
In virtually every industry, a variety of adverse events will inevitably happen. That’s why it’s critical to understand the difference between these events and how to respond appropriately. In this blog, we’ll discuss the difference between incidents, accidents, and near-misses. We’ll also tell you about the best tool for dealing with all three.
CAPAs, or corrective and preventive actions, are critical components in your company’s response to non-conformity and undesirable situations. Because CAPAs form the basis for improvements throughout your product lifecycle, their quality, speed, and accuracy determine how effective your next move can be.
An incident report is one of the most critical documents used in the investigation of a workplace accident, near-miss, illness, or injury. Incident reports are so significant that using anything but the best approach to creating them can spell trouble. Missing crucial details, creating unnecessary delays, and making critical mistakes are just a few of […]
Paper has its place in every industry, but when it comes to capturing error-free data quickly and efficiently, going digital has tremendous benefits in comparison. Despite this undeniable fact, nearly half (48%) of the companies polled in our 2019 Trends & Insights report still rely on paper to collect and share data.
Even though industry veterans may use the terms interchangeably, safety inspections and safety audits are two very different functions with a similar goal: keeping workers safe. Here’s the biggest difference between these two safety processes:
Food safety is the most heavily regulated aspect of food service and production. Often, it’s also the least optimized. At Form.com, we’ve worked with many companies whose food safety processes are isolated from relevant functions and the next logical steps. This isolation creates a barrier between issues and their resolutions, and it prevents daily activities […]
It’s like something from a nightmare: your “one spreadsheet to rule them all,” the critical document that calculates essential information about your business, just stopped working. It’s spitting out gibberish, and you don’t have a backup. What happened, why did it happen, and how do you fix it?
Regulations and best practices in the oil and gas industry are always changing, so it’s no surprise that the best tools for getting the job done change with them. If you’re an oil and gas leader who hasn’t found a comprehensive solution for inspections and audits, this article will help you understand which features can […]
It’s a question even industry pros sometimes struggle to answer: what’s the difference between quality control and quality assurance? Many organizations use the terms interchangeably, but the truth is that they focus on very different parts of the quality process.